Sunday, June 8, 2014

Searching For The Elias W. Bartlett Sr. Family Connections

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My Family Connections Journey:
I'm still on the journey searching for Family Connections.
I've been working on The Elias W. Bartlett Sr. Family Connections.

Little is known about Elias W. Bartlett Sr. He was most likely to have been born into slavery about 1822 in Kentucky. He lived to see freedom. He was a farmer by trade. He was listed on the 1870 and 1880 censuses in Carroll County in Missouri. He was married at least twice.

Elias Bartlett's first marriage was most likely during slavery. He was married to Rachel Bartlett, perhaps in the early 1850's or earlier. According to the 1870, Elias was listed with Rachel and children: Warren, John, Fanny, Lena, and Harriet. We can assume that they were a family. Children born from 1852 to 1865. No other record of these children were found on the 1880 census.

I believe that there could have been more children born between 1852 - 1865. Not for sure if Rachel was the mother of all the children. Elias was believed to have been the father of about 14.

According to the 1880 Elias was married to Harriett. Elias' children were listed as Sally, Charles and Lucy   Elias W. Jr,  and William. ~ Only Elias Jr. was Harriett's child. The others appeared to have had a different mother. (Not for sure if William was Warren from the 1870.) Children born from 1854 to 1879. Sally Charles and Lucy may have had a different mother. They were listed as mulatto in other records on them.

Elias Bartlett Sr. may have passed away sometime in the mid 1890's. He was not listed on the 1900 census. His widow, Harriet was listed on the 1900 census in St. Joseph, MO with children  Lucy, Elias Jr.,  Sam, Jennie , Paul and Juanita . Harriett was listed as having 7 children, only 6 were living. 

Other findings: Thoughts

On the 1900 census, Harriett was listed with a granddaughter, Myrtle Peyton.
Myrtle could have been the daughter of her daughter that passed.

I believe that Elias W. Bartlett Sr. could have had other children born from 1875 -1893.  Elias and Harriet married about 1875. Not for sure when Rachel passed away. There was a 10 year gap between Lucy born about 1869 and Elias Jr. born about 1879.
I'm finding it interesting to go back over what I discovered.
There were some things I missed.
I believe that there are a lot of relatives on the Bartlett Connections.

Did you see any connections?

Searching For The Elias W. Bartlett Sr. Family Connections.

William Bartlett born about 1852. He was a widower.

Sarah "Sally Bartlett was born about 1867. She did marry and had children.
(I have made some discoveries on her and her off springs.)

Charles Bartlett...was born about 1866. He believed to have married and had children. Charles lived in Brookfield, Linn, Missouri.

The mother, Harriett Bartlett, (1849 - 1909) was listed as the widow on Elias Bartlett in 1905. The year she moved to St. Joseph, Missouri is unknown.

The children listed below moved to St. Joseph, MO.

Lucy Bartlett was born about 1869. She married Joshua Mossell. She was a widow.
Lucy was a school teacher. She had no off springs

Elias W. Bartlett Jr  was born about 1879. He moved to Oklahoma, City Oklahoma.
He was a waiter.

Sam Bartlett was born about 1882. He was a day laborer.
No other info on him.

Jennie Bartlett was born about 1883. She married first, John Blakey / Blakley / 2nd Chilton Lyle. Jennie had off springs by both John and Chilton.

Paul Bartlett born about 1887 or 1893. He never married.
He was a laborer; did odd jobs, porter, operator at a picture theater

Juanita Bartlett was born about 1891. She married George Armstrong.
They had off springs

Hope someone makes new discoveries on their family connections.
Seekers of family history got to keep searching.

Thanks for reading,
Searching For The Elias W. Bartlett Sr. Family Connections

Prayer for the week June 8 - 14, 2014

Almighty God, on this day you opened the way of eternal life to every race and nation by the promised gift of your Holy Spirit: Shed abroad this gift throughout the world by the preaching of the Gospel, that it may reach to the ends of the earth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Prayer via The Book Of Common Prayer

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